Monthly Archives: April 2015

Robert Loomes – Everest Watch

Here is link to a nice little video about the watches Robert Loomes supplied to a Royal Gurkha Regiment expedition to climb Everest. I imagine there is a special connection between the Smiths movements, that Loomes modifies for their watches, … Continue reading

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Schofield in Greenwich

LIving where I do and producing this blog I felt obliged to post this photo from the Schofield website.

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Film – The Watchmaker’s Apprentice

You can see the trailer here T he Watchmaker’s Apprentice is fundamentally a documentary about two very special men, whose skills are unparalleled in the world today – the only men in history to master an art so completely and perfectly, that between … Continue reading

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The Best Of British Watchmaking – Fashionbeans

This is an article from the beginning of the month. I am not sure if I agree with the choice of brands included, but as we have seen what constitutes “British” is not conclusive. Anyway I thought this was worth … Continue reading

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PINION FORMING: how designer Piers Berry created a suave young watch brand – Salon QP

ISince launching in 2013, British watch company Pinion has blossomed as a street-smart modern brand that wears its traditional influences lightly. Founder Piers Berry tells QP how he’s built a brand from nothing. By Chris Hall. It is a cold fact that only a minority of … Continue reading

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BREMONT UNVEILS NEW TITANIUM BOEING TIMEPIECES

BREMONT UNVEILS NEW TITANIUM BOEING TIMEPIECES WITH ADDED GMT FUNCTIONALITY Much of Bremont’s DNA is deeply rooted in aviation. Co-Founders Nick and Giles English, both pilots themselves, set out to make high quality watches of classic design durable enough to … Continue reading

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The Horological State of the Union Jack – Gear Patrol

This is an article from last February. It is still worth a read. hat’s the first country that comes to mind when you think of timepieces? Switzerland — that’s what we thought. Next? Maybe Japan or Germany. But there was … Continue reading

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